When I was a child, a so-called “Dharma Brat,” I knew the 16th Karmapa a little—he was like a sports star in my childhood home, with pictures tacked up everywhere, news of him once in awhile. I called him the Big Man in the Big Hat. For more on the Karmapa, and his charismatic reincarnation, the eco-responsible 17th Karmapa—who may on some level succeed the Dalai Lama when he passes away—click the various words in this paragraph that are linked.
Videos (from the Lion’s Roar and other sources):
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The 4 Stages of a Good Divorce. A Letter to my Children: You do not come from a Broken Home. These People are Rare Gems—Keep Them, Fight for Them, don’t Give Up on Them. Mom, can I Call her Mom, Too? Jon Stewart makes first appearance since retiring—”it’s not your country.” Waylon shares 10 transformingly beautiful Quotes about Love. 40 Things I’ve Learned in 40 Years. Dear Woman in the White Car at Margaritas Mexican Grill in West Memphis, Arkansas on July 15th, 2012. When your Heart is Wounded, I will Hold your Hand. Hot Love with a Leo.